BRS Student Paper Prizes

Beginning in 1993, these prizes replaced the Society’s Doctoral and Masters Grants.

2013 BRS Annual Meeting at the University of Iowa
Cyril Ifeanyi Anene, All Saints Catholic Church Major Seminary, Uhiele, Ekpoma, Nigeria

2012 BRS Annual Meeting at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire
(no prize winner)

2011 BRS Annual Meeting at Drew University, Madison, New Jersey
Donovan Wishon (Stanford University) ‘Russellian Acquaintance Without Discriminating Knowledge’

2010 BRS Annual Meeting at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada University
(no prize winner)

2009 BRS Annual Meeting at Central Connecticut State University
(no prize winner)

2008 BRS Annual Meeting at St John Fisher College, Rochester, New York
Undergraduate Paper
Andrew Cavallo (Central Connecticut State University): ‘Russell’s Conception of Ethics’

2007 BRS Annual Meeting at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey
Graduate Paper
Chris Russell (La Trobe University): ‘Kant and Russell’s Logicism’

2006 BRS Annual Meeting at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Graduate Papers
Emilio Reyes Le Blanc (University of Toronto): ‘Russell on Acquaintance and De Dicto Belief’
Max Belaise (University of Martinique): ‘Russell on Science and Religion’

2005 BRS Annual Meeting at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Graduate Paper
Gulberk Koc (McMaster University): “Russell’s Behavioral Theory of Meaning”

2004 BRS Annual Meeting at Plymouth State University, Plymouth, New Hampshire
Graduate Papers
Irem Kurtsal (Syracuse University): “Russell on Matter and Our Knowledge of the External World.”
James Connelly (York University): “Russell and Wittgenstein on Propositions.”

2003 BRS Annual Meeting at Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, Illinois
Graduate Paper
David Taylor (University of Iowa): “Causal Processes: A Realist Approach”.

2002 (no winners this year)

2001 BRS Annual Meeting at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Graduate Paper
Giovanni Vianelli (University of Bologna): “The Centenary of the Paradox: Pythagoras and (the recently discovered) Russell.”

2000 (no winners this year)

1999 BRS Annual Meeting at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey

Graduate Paper

Jose E. Idler (M.A. student, Central University, Venezuela):
“The Human Project in Bertrand Russell.”

1998 (no winners this year)

1997 (no winners this year)

1996 BRS meeting at Drew University, Madison, New Jersey

Undergraduate Paper

Brian Rookey (Arkansas State University), “What Is Meaning?”

Graduate Paper

Gideon Makin (Wolfson College, Oxford and the Bolton Institute of Higher
Education), “Some Prevalent Misconceptions Concerning the Theory of Descriptions.”

1995 BRS meeting in Columbia, Maryland

Graduate Paper

Paul O’Grady (Trinity College, Dublin), “The Russellian Roots of Naturalized
Epistemology.” This paper was subsequently published in Russell
15.1 (1995), pp. 53-63.

1994 BRS meeting in Toronto in association with world humanists

Undergraduate Paper

Todd Hughes (SUNY, Geneseo), “Russell and Pitcher on Propositions.”

Graduate Paper

Jason Holt (Dalhousie University), “On Russell’s Construction of Mind.”

1993 BRS meeting in San Diego

Undergraduate Paper

Tyler W. Roberts (SUNY, Fredonia), “Russell, the Individual and Society.”

Graduate Paper

Stefan Andersson (University of Lund, Sweden), “Bertrand Russell’s
Search for Certainty in Religion and Mathematics.” This was from Stefan’s
thesis, later published as
In Quest of Certainty: Bertrand Russell’s
Search for Certainty in Religion and Mathematics up to
The Principles
of Mathematics (1903) (Stockholm, 1994).

Chair of Program: John R. Lenz (1993-1995, 1999); John Shosky (1996-98);
Alan Schwerin (2000-).

Committee Members: Elizabeth R. Eames (1993-), Marvin Kohl (1993-95),
John Lenz (1993-), Tim Madigan (1993-), John Shosky (1993-98).

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